narrowing Meaning, Definition & Usage
noun an instance of becoming narrow
noun a decrease in width
noun the act of making something narrower
verb make or become more narrow or restricted
- The selection was narrowed
- The road narrowed
verb define clearly
nail down; pin down; narrow down; narrow; specify; peg down.
- I cannot narrow down the rules for this game
verb become more focus on an area of activity or field of study
specialise; narrow down; specialize; narrow.
- She specializes in Near Eastern history
verb become tight or as if tight
constrict; narrow; constringe.
- Her throat constricted
adjective satellite becoming gradually narrower
- long tapering fingers
- trousers with tapered legs
adjective satellite (of circumstances) tending to constrict freedom
The act of contracting, or of making or becoming less in breadth or extent.
The part of a stocking which is narrowed.
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